Mildred is due to farrow!

Mildred is now due to farrow in the next week. I’ve moved her to new pasture so that the piglets have lovely fresh grass to start on – otherwise they’ll get stuck in the mud! She will farrow in the most natural of ways – in an ark without rails as she is an experienced mum….

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Preserving our heritage

If we don’t eat them they will not survive Promoting the eating of rare breeds pork may, at first, seem an odd way of conserving them. But unlike wild animals, farm stock has to pay its way. In fact the only way these breeds will survive is if we eat their non-breeding produce. These are…

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